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WHAT TIME IS IT?

WHAT TIME IS IT? TIME TO GET A NEW WATCH. THIS REBUKE CAME
FROM MAUREEN'S HIGH SCHOOL DAYS AT MERCY

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ASKING TIME OF DAY

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 11-08-1972

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WHAT TIME IS IT?

WHAT TIME IS IT? HALF-PAST KISSIN' TIME, TIME TO KISS AGAIN
MAUREEN'S GRANDFATHER JOE LANNEN AN 87 YEAR OLD WIDOWER WAS HER
INFORMANT. HE IS OF IRISH DESCENT AND RESIDES AT 14545 WOODMONT
IN DETROIT

Where learned: UNIVERSITY OF DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ASKING TIME OF DAY

Subject headings: SPEECH -- Formula

Date learned: 11-08-1972

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Belief: Animal

A snake having been killed will not die until sundown

Submitter comment:

Informant was skeptical as to this belief

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Where learned: NEW YORK ; POUGHKEEPSIE

Keyword(s): BELIEF ; DEATH ; Kill ; Serpent ; Snake ; Sundown ; SUPERSTITION ; Time of day

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Animal

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A BABY CONCEIVED AT NIGHT WILL BE BORN AT NIGHT, WHILE A
BABY CONCEIVED DURING THE DAY WILL BE A GIRL.

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Where learned: MISSISSIPPI ; BELZONI

Keyword(s): BABY ; BELIEF ; BIRTH ; Born ; CONCEPTION ; MORNING ; Night ; PREDICTION ; PREGNANCY ; Time of day

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Birth
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour

Date learned: 09-00-1973

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A SNAKE WON'T DIE UNTIL THE SUN GOES DOWN. THEY'LL SQUIRM
AND SQUIRM UNTIL SUN GOES DOWN, THEN THEY DIE.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; CORNERSVILLE

Keyword(s): Die ; Snake ; Sundown ; Tale ; Time of day

Subject headings: BELIEF -- Animal
BELIEF -- Death Funeral Burial
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour

Date learned: 00001972-00001973 (ASSUMED)

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IF IT THUNDERS BEFORE SEVEN, IT'LL RAIN BEFORE ELEVEN.

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Where learned: TENNESSEE ; CORNERSVILLE

Keyword(s): Eleven ; OMEN ; Rain ; Seven ; SIGN ; Thunder ; Time of day ; WEATHER

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Belief Belief
BELIEF -- Lightning Thunder
BELIEF -- Cloud Fog Mist Rain Hail Ice Snow Frost Dew
BELIEF -- Measure of time WeekDayHour

Date learned: 00001972-00001973 (ASSUMED)

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